What is Aripiprazole Abilify?
Aripiprazole Abilify is a prescription medication.
The “active ingredient” or “active ingredients” in a medication are the ones that affect change in the patient to help reduce or relieve symptoms.
Aripiprazole is the name of the active ingredient in the medication. Aripiprazole is also known as the “generic” name.
Abilify is a brand name for aripiprazole. The medication can go by either name, but generally speaking the word “Abilify” is used with the brand name form of the medication and “Aripiprazole” is used with generic versions of Abilify or when used in context of active ingredients in brand names of the drug.
What is Aripiprazole Abilify prescribed for?
Aripiprazole Abilify is a prescription medication primarily used to treat symptoms of schizophrenia and bi-polar disorder.
Aripiprazole Abilify has also been used in conjunction with other medications as a treatment of major depression.
Abilify Aripiprazole is FDA approved to help treat irritability in autistic people.
There are also suggestions that Abilify Aripiprazole could be used to block cocaine dependency, but as of yet has not received approval by The USFDA.